SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An all-time record of nearly 78,000 prospective freshman and undergraduate transfers applied to San Diego State University for the fall 2014 semester, the school announced Tuesday.
The 77,959 applications received before the Nov. 30 deadline was nearly 5 percent higher than last year, when the previous record was set, according to SDSU. The hopefuls include 55,719 freshmen and 21,221 upper-division transfer students, along with a number of international students and people looking for a second bachelor's degree, school officials said.
"We are excited to see this record interest in our academic programs," SDSU President Elliot Hirshman said. "This interest is a testament to the academic and professional success of our students and alumni, our university's growing national reputation and the dedicated efforts of our talented faculty and staff members."
According to SDSU, applicants who are accepted will be notified by March.
San Diego State has suspended one of its fraternities, the university announced in a statement late Friday.
Warm and dry conditions are expected to last through Saturday. Gusty northeast winds in the mountains and valleys are expected to increase the risk of fire danger in the region.
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The University of Southern California will pay $215 million in an "agreement in principle" to patients treated by Dr. George Tyndall, a campus gynecologist who has been accused of sexual assault by hundreds of women.
A San Diego Harbor Police vehicle was involved in a crash with a bicyclist early today, officers said.
We all know that San Diego is one of the greatest cities in America for craft beer, but according to a new study by Delphi Behavioral Group, residents of America's Finest City spend over $1,100 a year on alcohol.
Gun owners had the chance to trade in unwanted firearms for gift cards or skateboards on Saturday, no questions asked, at a gun "buy back" event in southeastern San Diego.
If you want to vote in the Nov. 6 Gubernatorial General Election, you should register by Monday, Oct. 22. If you miss the deadline, you may still conditionally register and vote provisionally through Election Day but you will have to register in person at the Registrar of Voters office in Kearny Mesa.